Money makes the world go round... it's a sad but true fact. Even the fewest of dollars can help. Lord give me some dollars!!

Redditor u/Gunnrhildr wanted to know how far $5 grand can go by asking.... What's a problem of yours that would be solved if someone just gave you $5000?


Finish the Semester. 

I can't go back to college until I pay the $4500 I owe the university because I had to drop out of a semester (My car broke down, I had no way to get 40 minutes away, had to get a new job and everything.). I'm a semester away from finishing my degree. :( VanellopeEatsSweets

Months to Live. 

Dad is dying of cancer. Would allow me to take my family of 5 to fly to see him for a week including hotel and rental car. We've seen each other once in 5 years and he has less than 6 mos to live. Kids have also never met my grandma and most of my family including siblings that live there. SteamyPile

Credit Cards. 

I could pay off my business credit card and stop deluding myself that I can actually make it work. KittyCaughtAFinch

If it really isn't going to work then 5k of debt from it is better than 10k or 50k. Hot_Beef

Move Along.

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Moving home. I need a lot of adaptations to any property I live in, and this would help me get much closer to being independent. FruitSnoot

$300...

Combined with an unexpected bonus (literally unheard of with my company before now), it would pay off a loan of mine. Freeing up $300/month to pay off the rest of my debts, allowing me to be debt free in roughly a year.

Just freeing up that $300/month would give me a shit ton of breathing room. bad_luck_dragon

Survival....

Buying my insulin. $2,273 for a 3 month supply. Insurance restarts next month and I have to meet my deductible, then I pay %20 of that.

That's just my insulin, not test strips or pump supplies. Makes me wonder if it's worth it to stay alive at times.

Edit: I am type 1, not type 2, so not using insulin is not a choice and it's not based on my lifestyle. And, obligatory, thank you for the platinum! :) mel2mdl

Damn College....

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College is withholding my transcripts until I pay $3000. IniMiney

This may or may not work with your college, but when I had the same problem I called up the registrar and they said they would send a copy directly to a company I was interviewing with so it wouldn't stop me from getting a job (and paying them back). It's worth a try if you're in the same position. leucrotta

This Stage. 

I'm at the stage of life where 5k is tough to come up with but getting 5k won't put a dent in my debts. Sin-A-Bun

I did manage to have $5k in my bank last year. Actually now I'm sad. grassy_pyramid

The Info....

I'd use it to cover about 95% of the out of pocket cost on reconstructive dental work I need to smile for the first time /ever/.

Edit: To clarify, I'm female, haha. Not sure of how to respond to requests for more 'info' as that 'info' isn't allowed on this sub...

I am truly touched by everyone's responses, thank you all from the bottom of my heart.

Appreciate.

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I, for the first time in a long time, don't have any major problems that could be solved with $5000. Thank you for getting me to stop and appreciate this. RedditButDontGetIt

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